It was only then that I looked Nye up, and found out that he is not a scientist at all.
Since when is getting a degree in engineering and then working as an engineer for Boeing for almost a decade not make one a scientist? Do planes fly on magic?
Neil deGrasse Tyson is someone everyone recognizes as a scientist, but he has hosted shows that feature science in areas in which he does not have expertise.
I would say to my wife "This guy's politics are effecting his science."
It can be just as easily said that politics are affecting whether one considers him a scientist.
It's the new thing: If you don't like the message, destroy the credibility of the messenger, rather than simply argue the merits of the message.